Man taken hospital with serious facial injuries following Hartlepool Incident

A man has been rushed to hospital following a serious assault on King Oswy Drive Hartlepool.

Cleveland Police say that at 9.40pm on Wednesday 7th February, and a 51-year-old was taken to James Cook University Hospital with serious facial injuries.

Detectives have arrested a 22-year-old local man who is currently in police custody in connection with the incident he will be interviewed by officers today.

Cleveland Police have now appealed for Any witnesses are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Simon Clark from Hartlepool Operational Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or